Keishi Ryu Bokken - Classic Woods

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Available fonts (style) 4 Japanese fonts, 3 English fonts
Depth The stronger the laser, the deeper the engraving. Superficial is quite discreet, standard is deep enough to stand forever, deep can go up to 1 mm depth and creates a burning effect within the engraving.
Free transcriptions You can write your name in English and select a "Japanese" font, in which case we will take care of the transcription. Note that several translations exist for the same name and that we cannot accept claims. (Please use the text field to add a comment if the pronunciation is unusual. If you already have a translation, please attach a picture). We do not translate expressions or initials, only names or words. Requests for expressions translations will be ignored and refunded. Please also note that initials cannot be translated in Japanese. Consequently, they will always be engraved in English.
Limitations We engrave in Japanese and English only (no Chinese, Korean, etc.) For any special request (logo/design), contact us prior to your order. (Undiscussed demands will be ignored).
More information Embroidery workshop & Japanese free translation (on site), Transcription usages (Seido Blog), and the engraving workshop presentation (Youtube)
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Bokken & Shoto Laser Engraving - N°1

  • Position: Right or left (when held) | handle, near Tsuba or blade
  • Letter size: standard (~7.5 mm), big (~10 mm), extra big (~12 mm)
  • Up to 3 engravings can be added per Bokken/Shoto.
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    Bokken & Shoto Laser Engraving - N°2

  • Position: Right or left (when held) | handle, near Tsuba or blade
  • Letter size: standard (~7.5 mm), big (~10 mm), extra big (~12 mm)
  • Up to 3 engravings can be added per Bokken/Shoto.
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    Bokken & Shoto Laser Engraving - N°3

  • Position: Right or left (when held) | handle, near Tsuba or blade
  • Letter size: standard (~7.5 mm), big (~10 mm), extra big (~12 mm)
  • Up to 3 engravings can be added per Bokken/Shoto.
  • Recommended Accessories

    Nylon Bokken Bag -10%
    Tsubaki Abura (Camellia Oil)
    Extra-Rigid Leather Tsuba - Round
    ¥4,000 ~ ¥5,000
    ¥3,600 ~ ¥4,500
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    Nylon Cover for Bokken with shoulder strap

    Made in Japan

    Material: Nylon

    Length: 105 cm | Weight: 260 g

    Available color: Black & Navy Blue

    Name plate option: Synthetic leather embroidered name plate (maximum 1 name)

    This model is made of particularly strong nylon. The shoulder strap will allow to carry 2 bokken comfortably on your shoulder. Synthetic leather reinforcements at the bottom of the cover for better resistance.

    Please note that this cover is for bokken only, and the length is not sufficient for the transport of Jo. For Bokken, Jo & Tanto sets, please see the Carry Bag Bokken/Jo/Tanto (nylon) model.

    "Name Plate" Option: Optionally, you can add a name plate embroidered with your name. This plate is made of synthetic leather, and will be directly integrated on the bag before shipping.
    Please note: given the little space available, it is only possible to embroider either a first name, a last name, or a word (Aikido, Aikibudo etc.)
    For more information about Japanese embroidery, please consult the page "How to Choose your Japanese Embroidery".

    ¥1,700 ~ ¥37,000
    ¥1,700

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    Camellia Oil - Tsubaki abura

    Made in Japan (Isu Islands)

    Ingredient: 100% Tsubaki Oil

    Size: 70 mL (2,3 oz) / 118 mL (3.9 oz) / 1 L (33.8 oz) / 1.8 L (60.9 oz)

    This oil has been produced on the island of Toshima (Isu Shoto), off Tokyo, for more than a century. It is used by many Japanese wood workers as well as specialists in ancient blade (shinken) who are looking for a more stable oil than the Choji oil.

    The 70 and 118 mL are conditionned in glass bottles. 1 and 1.8 L are conditionned in metal cans. Cans are not available in stock and require about a week before shipping.

    Treatment with Camellia oil is recommended by the craftsmen who make our wooden weapons. The regular oiling is necessary for unvarnished weapons. It is recommended also for the maintenance of Iaito and Shinken.

    Utilization on wooden weapons:
    Once every 2 months in the wet season, 2 times per month during dry season. For a better preservation of your weapons, it is advisable to carefully rub them with a dry cloth after each use. When you apply the oil, clean the wood surface by rubbing vigorously with a dry cloth, then apply the oil in a thin layer directly with the hand. Allow to dry.
    If your weapons are not painted it will not be necessary to sand, but if they are, sanding will help the wood to absorb more oil.

    Note that this Camelia oil is initialy intended for skin and hair care. We've selected this oil for it's unmatched quality: 100% pure camelia oil, no additive, cold pressed, cosmetic grade, almost odorless, and halal certified.

     

    ¥6,000
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    Rigid Leather Tsuba for Bokken and Shoto

    Material: cow leather
    Tsubadome (rubber ring) optional (white or brown).
    Size: ~7.7 cm x ~7 mm

    Round tsuba made of thick leather for classic bokken. Leather is a natural, "living" material, slight differences in the shape of the tsuba and its color are possible. The emphasis is not placed on the appearance but it is an excellent model to effectively protect your hands!

    Like any other tsuba, this leather tsuba is fixed on your bokken with either a brown or a white rubber ring.

    This is the model we recommend to practitioners looking for a tsuba that can be modified to fit a thick koryu bokken. This round tsuba is the largest of our catalog and can be recut on the inside to be adapted to a thick bokken such as the Keishi Ryu and the Iwama Ryu models.

    Please note that the Tsuba is shipped in its original shape. The modifications to make it fit your bokken have to be done by yourself.

    Product Information & Size Chart

    • Keishi Ryu Bokken- Red/White Oak

      Made in Japan (Kyushu)

      Flat Spine | Flat butt | Small Kissaki

      Red Oak or White Oak available

      Keishi Ryu Bokken is manufactured in a single piece of oak (red or white) from the southern islands of Kyushu (Japan). The "Keishi" was created in the late 19th century for the Japanese police. Close to the classical models, but heavier, it is ideal for all types of practice and is an ideal choice for practitioners wanting a heavy and original bokken. It will also be very well suited for Kendo practitioners wishing to learn the Keishi Ryu kata. Due to its weight and balance, its use is close to that of a real katana.

      The Keishi Ryu Bokken is a thick and heavy, but very close to a standard model in its shape and curvature. This model is often proposed to Aikidoka looking for a heavy bokken for practice of Suburi or Tanren work, but also for the same purpose, to Kendoka (including practitioners of the Japanese police). Despite its heavy weight, this model is recommended for all practitioners looking for a thick and heavy bokken. Its thickness allows also to sustain very powerful shocks.

      • Choice of wood species: red oak, white oak.
      • Available finish: Urethane varnish or camellia oil polish.
      • Manufacturing workshop: Horinouchi, Nidome

      Keishi Ryu Shoto (short sword) also available.

      Non varnished - Oil polish option:

      All our high-end are available either varnished with urethane or polished with camellia oil although they are much more pleasant to the touch as well as use with the latter.
      Unvarnished weapons are more ecologically-friendly, but they requires regular (monthly) maintenance with oil (camellia or wood maintenance oil) and they can only be made from the finest woods of Japanese quality. Given the need for maintenance of these weapons, our stocks are limited. Also, since the craftsmen must select the best wood possible to manufacture these weapons, the processing time is longer than for varnished weapons. If out of stock or made to order, the shipping time can take up to 6 weeks in case of shortage. Please note that the oil finish process can darken the wood significantly.

      Keishi Ryu Bokken Specifications
      Wood Akagashi
      (Red Oak)
      Shirakashi
      (White Oak)
      Weight 650 ~ 700 g 750 ~ 800 g
      Full length 101.5 cm
      Blade length 73 cm
      Tsuka length 28.5 cm
      Tsuka diameter 40 x 30 mm
      Mine Hiramine (flat spine)
      Tsuka shape Taira (flat butt)
      Kissaki Shokissaki (Small Kissaki)
      Sori Standard curvature

      *Due to the hand-made manufacturing, color and weight may vary slightly from one weapon to another.

      About Keishi Ryu:

      Keishi Ryu is not strictly speaking a school of Kenjutsu, it is a style of practice invented in the late 19th century for the training of the Japanese police. This style of kenjutsu kata included ten kenjustu kata, five iaijutsu kata, and sixteen jujutsu kata. The Iai and Jujutsu kata were gradually forgotten, however, the kenjutsu kata are still widely practiced, especially by the many high level kendo instructors present in the Japanese police.

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    Product & Services

    Keishi Ryu Bokken - Classic Woods: ¥6,000
    Bokken & Shoto Laser Engraving - N°1: ¥800
    Bokken & Shoto Laser Engraving - N°2: ¥800
    Bokken & Shoto Laser Engraving - N°3: ¥800
    Jo, Bo & Hanbo Laser Engraving - N°1: ¥800
    Jo, Bo & Hanbo Laser Engraving - N°2: ¥800
    Jo, Bo & Hanbo Laser Engraving - N°3: ¥800
    Tanto Laser Engraving - N°1: ¥800
    Tanto Laser Engraving - N°2: ¥800
    Tanto Laser Engraving - N°3: ¥800
    Katanakake Laser Engraving - N°1: ¥800
    Katanakake Laser Engraving - N°2: ¥800
    Nunchaku Laser Engraving N°1 - First Branch: ¥800
    Nunchaku Laser Engraving N°2 - First Branch: ¥800
    Nunchaku Laser Engraving N°1 - Second Branch: ¥800
    Nunchaku Laser Engraving N°2 - Second Branch: ¥800
    Tonfa Laser Engraving N°1: ¥800
    Tonfa Laser Engraving N°2: ¥800

    Accessories

    1 x Nylon Bokken Bag: ¥3,600
    1 x Tsubaki Abura (Camellia Oil): ¥1,700
    1 x Extra-Rigid Leather Tsuba - Round: ¥6,000
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